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True Blue

How ‘the Rona’ specifically impacts the Black community

The last few weeks have started to feel like a scene from one of those dystopian Netflix movies where the world is on the...

Why Black & Brown Bernie Sanders supporters need to hold his campaign accountable

This past week, Bernie Sanders' campaign got an undeniable boost after he won the caucuses in Nevada.  It made him the first candidate (from...
Gayle King thegrio.com

What the response to Gayle King’s Lisa Leslie interview reveals about “dragging culture”

Last month, I had the painful task of writing about Kobe Bryant and the impact that his unexpected and untimely death appeared to be...

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Opinion

Issa Rae took the entertainment world by storm with Insecure, a comedy series showcasing modern, millennial adulthood. Through the main characters Issa (Rae) and Molly (Yvonne Orji), audiences get a first-hand look at dating, work-life, friendship and familial relationships...
  Andy Cohen, host and moderator of the Real Housewives reunion episodes shares that the season 12 edition of the Atlanta cast reunion will take place virtually as the coronavirus pandemic has shut down almost all TV and film production....

Living

Michael Arceneaux

Michael Arceneaux’s memoir ‘I Can’t Date Jesus’ being adapted by Fox TV

Michael Arceneaux’s memoir I Can’t Date Jesus is being adapted into a half-hour series by...

As Black travel grows, Black destinations are now front and center

The Black travel movement began almost ten years ago with an emphasis on going abroad...

Tressie McMillan Cottom talks supporting Black entrepreneurs during coronavirus pandemic

Although the recent COVID-19 pandemic has fueled a national conversation about how to create an...

How I found therapy in hair braiding while quarantined

If there is one thing for certain, from this point forward, people living in this...

White women say calling them ‘Karen’ is a slur, Black Twitter sounds off

Is it a slur to call white women “Karen”? If you ask some white women...

Sports

Floyd Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather breaks silence following daughter Yaya’s arrest

Boxer Floyd Mayweather is breaking his silence in the wake of his daughter, Iyanna, getting...
Kevin Durant

Showtime to premiere ‘Basketball County: In The Water’ from Kevin Durant

Showtime is readying the release of a new project executive produced by Brooklyn Nets star,...
Washington Redskins theGrio.com

Bobby Mitchell, first African American to play for Redskins, dead at 84

Bobby Mitchell, the first Black player to become a member of the Washington Redskins, died Sunday afternoon. Mitchell was 84 years old.
George Lynch

Former NBA player George Lynch raising money for HBCU student-athletes

George Lynch, former NBA player, and current head coach of the Clark Atlanta University men's...
NFL

Trump wants NFL to start season on time, teases relief measures for sports leagues

President Donald Trump is eager to get professional sports back playing again. While the start of...

Business

Tim Cook

Apple vows to ship 1M face masks a week to medical workers

Apple announced its plans to begin producing one million face shields a week for medical...

JPMorgan Chase steps up diversity efforts after secret tapes expose discrimination

The largest U.S. bank has committed to doing more to bolster its relations with minorities...
Tiara Moore

Black woman says her Zoom was hijacked by racists hurling N-word

One disturbing trend of the coronavirus calamity is that white nationalists have begun infiltrating Zoom...
SheaMoisture

SheaMoisture announces $1M fund for minority entrepreneurs hurt by COVID-19

SheaMoisture is stepping up to support women of color entrepreneurs and has announced a $1...

Marc Lamont Hill looks for support as bookstore closes amid COVID-19

Many Black-owned businesses are facing unforeseen circumstances as the coronavirus pandemic continues to make an...